No “opt out” for NDIS Participants

My Health Record has been all over the news, with the federal government scrambling to allow extra time for consumers to deliberate over whether their privacy is at risk and to decide exactly how much of their personal medical information they want to share. The concept of privacy as a right for consumers and citizens of Australia isn’t always awarded the same seriousness for people with disability. For some people, the NDIS planning process and provider engagement has increased the privacy intrusion into their everyday life that would not be acceptable to most Australians.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Lee Archer

Source:
DSC (Disability Services Consulting)

Date published:
Sat 5th Jan, 2019